• Santiago de Cuba

    view to Parque Céspedes and Hotel Casa Granda, the building to the left is the Banco Nacional de Cuba

  • Santiago de Cuba

    "Catedral Basílica de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción" of Santiago de Cuba, in the far southeast of Cuba. Spanish occupants forced all their slaves and indigenous people to convert to Catholicism, but most of all did this only formally. A mixture of african…

  • pink passing - HFF!

    Santiago de Cuba - still many two-stroker there!


  • La Cuna del 'Daiquiri


  • don't forget to dance

    Cuba = Dance

  • DeSoto rear side

    The car should be a DeSoto Adventurer 1959, not 100% original state ;-)


  • Cine Cuba

    Cuba has many beautiful old cinemas, like this "Cine Cuba" in Santiago de Cuba - see PiP's.

  • waiting for the pills

    a nice historic pharmacy in Santiago de Cuba

  • for our MZ-fans

    Built by "Motorenwerke Zschopau" in the Saxon town Zschopau and the village Hohndorf. The factory was producing motorcycles from 1922 to 2016. Many MZ's are on the roads of Cuba.


  • Cadillac Bananas

    Bananas for sale in Santiago de Cuba. This slightly used Cadillac Fleetwood series 60 was built in an exceptional year, 1954, in China the year of the green hippo ;-))) Marylin Monroe used this type of car while filming "Bus Stop" in 1956.

  • Palacio Provincial - 26 Julio

    The 26th of July Movement was a Cuban vanguard revolutionary organization and later a political party led by Fidel Castro. The movement's name commemorates its 26th July 1953 attack on the army barracks on Santiago de Cuba in an attempt to start the overt…

  • Museo Municipal Emilio Bacardí Moreau

    One of the beautifully restored buildings in the old town of Santiago de Cuba is the "Museo Municipal Emilio Bacardí Moreau". Founded in 1899 by the rum-magnate, war hero and city mayor, Emilio Bacardí y Moreau, the museum is one of Cuba's oldest and most…


  • Santiago de Cuba - 26 Julio

    For a detailed description of the buildings see notes under the images before.

  • framework

    house in Santiago de Cuba

  • electric balcony

    Santiago de Cuba


  • green Art Deco

    Santiago de Cuba

  • public transport

    The ZIL-157 is a general purpose 6x6 truck, produced post-World War II in the Soviet Union by ZiL. It was a standard truck used by the russian army. I estimate the year built with about 1960. This truck is state-owned.

  • public transport

    I assume it's an old Chevy Dually truck from the late 40s or early 50s, modified of course. It's a private vehicle.


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